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HMS Duncan - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Duncan

Name : HMS Duncan
Laid Down : 3rd September 1931
Launched : 7th July 1932
Completed : 5th April 1933
Type : Destroyer
Class : D
Builder : Portsmouth
Country : UK
Pennants : D99, I99
Fate : Scrapped February 1949.

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HMS Duncan

Timeline Entries :


7th February 1931 - Launched
7th February 1931 - Pennant D99
14th January 1933 - Arrived Port Galaxidi
25th January 1933 - Sailed Port Galaxidi
1st February 1933 - Arrived Malta
7th March 1933 - Sailed Malta for Pollensa Bay
10th March 1933 - Arrived Palma
11th March 1933 - Capt. C.F. Harris in Command
29th March 1933 - Commissioned for trials
30th March 1933 - Completed
5th April 1933 - Commissioned at Portsmouth
5th April 1933 - Joined the 1st Destroyer Flotilla as Capt.(D)
11th April 1933 - Arrived Gibraltar
12th April 1933 - Sailed Gibraltar
16th April 1933 - Arrived Malta
18th April 1933 - Arrived Portland
20th April 1933 - Arrived Portsmouth
29th April 1933 - Sailed Portsmouth for Gibraltar
5th August 1933 - Arrived Kotor
31st August 1933 - Sailed Malta
3rd September 1933 - Arrived Alexandria
13th September 1933 - Sailed Alexandria
14th September 1933 - Arrived Haifa
18th September 1933 - Sailed Haifa
20th September 1933 - Arrived Volo
26th September 1933 - Sailed Volo
27th September 1933 - Arrived Kavala
29th September 1933 - En-route from Basidu to Kowait
2nd October 1933 - Sailed Kavala
3rd October 1933 - Arrived Milo
6th October 1933 - Arrived Bahrein
6th October 1933 - Sailed Milo
7th October 1933 - Arrived Poros
11th October 1933 - Sailed Poros
12th October 1933 - Arrived Navarin
12th October 1933 - Arrived Dohar
14th October 1933 - Arrived Trucial Coast
16th October 1933 - Sailed Trucial Coast
21st October 1933 - Sailed Navarin
23rd October 1933 - Arrived Malta
2nd November 1933 - Arrived Port Said and sailed for Malta
5th November 1933 - Arrived Malta
11th December 1933 - Sailed Bahrein
9th January 1934 - Sailed Malta for cruise
10th January 1934 - Arrived Tripoli
10th January 1934 - Sailed Malta for short winter cruise
25th January 1934 - Arrived Malta
10th February 1934 - Capt. H.T. Baillie-Grohman Assumed Command
10th February 1934 - Capt. Harold Tom Baillie-Grohman Assumed Command
10th February 1934 - 1st Destroyer Flotilla (Mediterranean)
3rd March 1934 - Sailed Malta for Gibraltar
23rd March 1934 - Sailed Gibraltar
27th March 1934 - Arrived St. Maxime
10th April 1934 - Sailed Gulf of St. Trpoez for Rapallo
11th April 1934 - Arrived Rapallo
24th April 1934 - Sailed Rapallo for Malta
25th July 1934 - Arrived Phalerum Bay
15th August 1934 - Arrived Malta
23rd August 1934 - Sailed Malta for the UK
9th November 1934 - Arrived Malta
1st December 1934 - Arrived Colombo
5th December 1934 - Sailed Colombo for Singapore
10th December 1934 - Arrived Singapore
11th December 1934 - Arrived Singapore
11th December 1934 - Capt. H.T. Baillie-Grohman in Command (Capt. D 1st Destroyer Flotilla)
16th December 1934 - Capt. Harold Tom Baillie-Grohman Relinquished Command
18th December 1934 - 8th Destroyer Flotilla (China Station)
19th December 1934 - Sailed Singapore for Borneo
22nd December 1934 - Arrived Singapore
26th December 1934 - Sailed Jesselton for Manila
1st January 1935 - Sailed Manila for Hong Kong
3rd January 1935 - Arrived Hong Kong
21st January 1935 - Arrived Sheerness
31st July 1935 - Sailed Wei Hai Wei
1st August 1935 - Arrived Tsingtao
28th December 1935 - Arrived Manila
27th January 1936 - Arrived Hong Kong
11th May 1936 - Sailed Kobe for Beppu
27th May 1936 - Arrived Wei Hai Wei
21st September 1936 - Sailed Wei Hai Wei for Shanghai
7th October 1936 - Sailed Shanghai
9th October 1936 - Arrived Pagoda Anchorage
18th May 1937 - Arrived Chingwangtao
5th August 1937 - Arrived Shanghai
25th October 1937 - Sailed Wei Hai Wei
January 1938 - 8th Destroyer Flotilla
January 1938 - 8th Destroyer Flotilla, China Station
12th March 1938 - Sailed Manila
6th March 1939 - Sailed Port Swettenham
6th June 1939 - Arrived Shanghai
8th July 1939 - Capt. Geoffrey Robert Bensly Back, RN In Command
14th August 1939 - Sailed Swatow for Hong Kong
28th August 1939 - Sailed Hong Kong
1st September 1939 - Arrived Singapore
2nd September 1939 - Sailed Singapore en route for Aden
2nd September 1939 - 21st Destroyer Flotilla, China Station
9th October 1939 - Exercised off Alexandri
11th October 1939 - Sailed Port Said escorting Convoy Blue 4
16th October 1939 - Detached from Convoy Blue 4 to refuel at Malta
16th October 1939 - Rejoined Convoy Blue 4
17th October 1939 - Relieved from Convoy Blue 4 by HMS Grafton and HMS Gallant
17th October 1939 - From Blue 4 was sent to escort battleship Ramilles, relieving destroyers GRAFTON and GALLANT
6th December 1939 - Sailed Gibraltar for service with the Home Fleet
13th December 1939 - Sailed the Clyde escorting steamer Duffield to Liverpool
14th December 1939 - Arrived Liverpool
19th December 1939 - Attacked a submarine contact in 50-05N, 3-16W
31st December 1939 - At Chatham repairing
2nd January 1940 - Capt. Antony Fane de Salis, RN In Command
9th January 1940 - Sailed Sheerness for the Clyde after repairs
10th January 1940 - Sailed the Clyde for Rosyth
10th January 1940 - Arrived in the Clyde
12th January 1940 - Arrived at Rosyth
14th January 1940 - Sailed Methil escorting Convoy ON.8
14th January 1940 - Cdr J S Salter, escort SO in Command
17th January 1940 - Collided with Norwegian steamer Haukesfjell
17th January 1940 - Towed by HMS Impulsive to Invergordon
18th January 1940 - Arrived Cromarty
19th January 1940 - Arrived Bergen with Convoy ON.8
31st January 1940 - At Cromarty, damaged
February 1940 - Lt.Cdr. (retired) Clive Gwinner, RN In Command
29th February 1940 - Under repair at Grangemouth
1st April 1940 - Lt. Cdr. C. Gwinner in Command
1st April 1940 - Repairing at Grangemouth
12th July 1940 - A/Capt. Arthur Dyke Beauchamp James, RN In Command
22nd July 1940 - Completed collision repairs at Grangemouth
27th November 1940 - Battle Of Cape Spartivento, Sardinia
27th November 1940 - Force H
13th February 1941 - Lt.Cdr. Arthur Nichol Rowell, RN In Command
June 1942 - Capt. Hugh St. Lawrence Nicolson, DSO, RN In Command
10th March 1943 - Lt.Cdr. (retired) Clive Gwinner, DSO, RN In Command
12th April 1943 - Cdr. Peter William Gretton, DSO, DSC, OBE, RN In Command
10th April 1944 - Lt. Denis Guy Douglas Hall-Wright, RN In Command
1945 - Broken up

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